Organiser: The Class for geosciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gothenburg. The symposium is now available as video.
The Class for geosciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gothenburg organise a workshop on extreme weather events in a warming world, 11-12 November 2019 at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The workshop will present the state of scientific knowledge on extreme weather events in a warming world and is expected to inspire Swedish climate research community and to promote assessments of and researches on the subjects internationally. The workshop is for invited only.
In connection to the workshop, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the University of Gothenburg welcome you to the open keynote lectures. No registration is needed but please note that the seating is limited
Keynotes by invited lectures
Chair: Professor Deliang Chen, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Changes in frequency, intensity and persistency of extreme precipitation
Professor Panmao Zhai, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, China
Meteorological Administration, China
Climate extremes in a warming climate: 1.5°C, 2°C and higher
Professor Sonia I. Seneviratne, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science,
Land-Climate Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Tropical cyclones, Medicanes, and Polar Lows in a Warming World
Professor Kerry A. Emanuel, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary
Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA